There’s lots being written at the moment about how to avoid ennui at home, especially in connection with remote working;
the suggestions being made mostly revolve around increasing stimulation. We thought we’d like to also suggest the opposite:
the embracing of stillness, the acceptance of moments when there’s nothing happening, as a way of boosting productivity and creativity.
The Finding Stillness home-working video competition was an invitation to people to send us their recordings of stillness: well-considered videos that “depict almost nothing but contain almost everything”. Prizes of Punkt. products were on offer for our favourites.
The competition was a big success, with 70 entries from 22 different countries – Wales to Vietnam, Panama to Finland.
And here are the winning videos! Wait until you’re in the right mood, turn the sound up loud and take a look…